The complete franchising service

FDS South East is a consultancy dedicated to serving the needs of the franchise community across Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

The team consists of Malcolm Porter, Paul Hague and Nick Williams who have many years of franchise experience. We can help with everything from an initial evaluation on the feasibility of franchising your business to providing the complete infrastructure requirements, then helping you recruit top quality franchisees.

Paul Hague
Paul Hague is a British Franchise Association-Affiliated Franchise Consultant who has been a part of FDS since 1993 and during that time has worked with numerous clients both nationally and internationally. He also provides services to national and international clients such as specialist training, assisting with Franchise Development, providing industry sector specialist know-how and boardroom brainstorming sessions.

Nick Williams
Following a 31 year career with Barclays Bank PLC encompassing senior management and with a particular interest in developing new businesses, Nick Williams joined FDS in 2000 focusing on consulting to potential Franchisors and facilitating national and international Franchisee recruitment. He is a British Franchise Association-Affiliated Franchise Consultant and a frequent speaker at franchise events.

Malcolm Porter
Malcolm Porter has first-hand franchise knowledge and a wealth of expertise in training and sales & marketing. This experience was gained at Thomson Directories where he held a number of senior management positions in Training, New Media and Sales. He is now the Regional Director for the South East and is based in Reigate.

How can FDS South East help you

Existing Franchisor. We can provide assistance in several different areas: Franchise Healthcheck, Media Promotion, Franchisee Recruitment support & International Expansion.
Potential Franchisor. For companies looking at franchising as a method of expanding their business effectively and profitably, FDS South East provides an intelligent evaluation of your potential for franchising and works with you to implement a carefully structured franchise development programme.

If you're based in the South East of England and looking to franchise your business, contact FDS South East to find out how we can help you to achieve success.